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Kill A Man #1

Writer: Steve Orlando, Philip Kennedy Johnson Artist: Alec Morgan Publisher: Aftershock Comics Release Date: June 3, 2020 Cover Price: $17.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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As a child, James Bellyi watched his father die in the ring as payback for slurs thrown at the other fighter. Today, he's a Mixed Martial Arts star at the top of his game, and one of the most popular fighters in the world...until he's outed as gay in his title shot press con-ference.

Abandoned overnight by his training camp, his endorsements, his fans and his sport, to
regain his title shot Bellyi is forced to turn to the last person he ever wants to see again: Xavier Mayne, a gay, once-great fighter in his own right...and the man James once watched kill his father.

A singular achievement from writers Steve Orlando (Ma more

  • 9.8
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Darryll Robson Apr 4, 2020

    A wonderful example of how to produce a comic book. The perfect combination of inking, color, and lettering brings this harsh story to life. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Aaron Phillips Jun 1, 2020

    Overall, this was a brilliant opening to the story of Kill A Man. Johnson, and Orlando have created a story that highlights the unscrupulousobstacles that stand in the way of gay professional fighters. I wait on baited breath for part two! Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    AIPT - Zachary Whittaker Mar 30, 2020

    With both a strong premise that tackles important topics and an incredible creative team, Kill A Man promises to bring something new to readers, whether they are new to or well versed in the worlds of MMA and the LGBTQ+ community. Read Full Review

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